August 3, 2005: Mozilla Corporation Established, 1977: TRS-80 Model I
2005 – To handle revenues, the Mozilla Foundation established the Mozilla Corporation. This taxable organization can skirt any legal issues the Foundation would endure for being a non-profit organization. A board of directors brought Gary Kovacs on as CEO to the Mozilla Corporation.It was the first computer based on the Zilog processor.
1977, Lewis Kornfeld announces the TRS-80 Model I microcomputer. This 8-bit computer had 4KB RAM, 4KB ROM, 12-inch RCA video, and came with the CP/M OS. The computer was $399.95, but add all the extras and it would come to $599.95. The computer was presented by Lewis Kornfeld, president of Radio Shack at the time.
The TRS-80 Model I computer was discontinued in 1981.
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for August 3
- PayPal outage
- European Union opens an antitrust case against Microsoft